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Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Easter Dinner

Here are some of our family favorites for Easter. This year I will also be making Ricotta Pie & Easter Egg Wreath Bread. I'll let you know how they turn out! May you have a blessed time with family and friends as we celebrate the Resurrection.
Blessings, Jennifer aka Gigi

Easter Dinner


Pepperoni Bread

Pineapple Stuffing

Rigatoni mac & cheese

Cole Slaw Green Beans

Corn Pudding

Candied Yams

Peach Cobbler

Pepperoni Bread

Let frozen dough thaw and rise (or use homemade recipe)

Knead and roll thin with dusted flour.

Melt 4 T. butter. Spread on top of bread.

Layer sliced pepperoni and Am cheese on top.

Roll like jelly roll.

Brush mixture on top- 1 egg, 2 t. parsley, water, pepper and parmesan cheese.

Place on greased cookie sheet.

Bake 350 degrees for 30 – 40 min.

Pineapple Stuffing

Cream 1 c. sugar and ½ c. butter

Add 3 eggs.

In a separate bowl 4 c. bread cubes and pour ½ c. milk & toss.

Combine the bread mixture in the butter mixture.

Mix all together then pineapple last.

1-20 oz. can crushed pineapple and juice.

Pour in 13 x 9 pan.

Bake 350 1 hour

Rigatoni Macaroni and Cheese

1 box Rigatoni-cooked

8 oz. sharp cheddar cheese, grated

1 pt. sour cream

1 pt. mayonnaise

Mix all together then add 1 Quart of Milk.

Pour into 13 x 9 pan.

Sprinkle with salt, pepper and paprika.

Bake uncovered 350 45 min – 1 hour

Mrs. Wilke’s Corn Pudding

1 lb. can creamed corn 1 T. sugar 1 t. salt

2 T. flour 3 eggs, well beaten

2 T. melted butter 1c.milk

Mix in order given. Pour into greased casserole. Bake 350 degrees 1 hour

Candied Yams

Melt 3 T. butter

Add ½ c. brown sugar

3 T. milk

Heat, stirring constantly.

Add drained 40 oz. can Sweet Potatoes until warm.

Peach Cobbler

Mix 2/3 c. sugar 1 T. cornstarch in sauce pan.

Add 1 c. boiling water. Boil 1 min.

Add 3 c. sliced peaches or (39 oz. canned peaches)

Pour into 13 x 9 pan. Dot w butter and cinnamon.

In separate bowl make Bisquick shortcake recipe.

Drop by spoonfuls on peaches.

Bake 375 degrees 30 min.


  1. That has to be the most delicious looking Easter dinner photo I have seen! Oh and Ricotta Pie & Easter Egg Wreath Bread sounds AMAZING! Happy Easter to you! :)


  2. Thanks...How do you stay so thin?!! Amazing!What are your plans? Jennifer aka Gigi

  3. Your menus looks so delicious. I love knowing how many wonderful cooks are here in the blogosphere and who are creating such great meals for Easter. Thanks for sharing. ( the pineapple stuffing sounds amazing)
    Have a wonderful Easter

  4. Your menu looked wonderful especially the ricotta pie...Can I assume your a fellow Italian?......Sue @ Rue-Mouffetard

  5. Hi Sue! Yes, my husband is Italian and we love Italian food. I got these recipes from
    for the egg bread and ricotta pie...I will post some pics shortly from easter...thanks for visiting! Jennifer aka Gigi